485bpos Sample Contracts

Fidelity Merrimack Street TrustFORM OF AUTHORIZED PARTICIPANT AGREEMENT (February 23rd, 2021)

The Participant agrees that subject to any privacy obligations or other obligations arising under the federal or state securities laws that the Participant may have to its customers, the Participant will assist the Distributor and/or Transfer Agent in ascertaining certain information regarding sales of Shares made by or through the Participant upon the request of the Trust or the Distributor necessary for a Fund to comply with its obligations to distribute information to its shareholders, as may be required from time to time under applicable state or federal securities laws, rules and regulations. The Participant shall undertake to deliver to its customers proxy materials and annual and other reports of the Funds, or other similar information that the Funds are obligated to deliver to their shareholders, upon receiving from the Funds or the Distributor of sufficient quantities of the same to allow mailing thereof to such customers. The Participant will be responsible for providing Pros

Global X FundsAMENDMENT NUMBER FORTY-THREE TO SUB-ADMINISTRATION AGREEMENT (February 23rd, 2021)

THIS AMENDMENT NUMBER FORTY-THREE TO SUB-ADMINISTRATION AGREEMENT (this “Amendment”) is entered into as of the 11th day of November, 2020 (“Amendment Effective Date”) by and between Global X Management Company LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“GXMC”), and SEI Investments Global Funds Services, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Sub-Administrator”).

Global X FundsEXPENSE LIMITATION AGREEMENT (February 23rd, 2021)

This Expense Limitation Agreement (the “Agreement”) is made and entered into as of November 11, 2020, between Global X Funds ("Trust"), on behalf of the Global X Russell 2000 Covered Call ETF ("Fund”) and Global X Management Company LLC ("Adviser").

iShares U.S. ETF TrustFOURTH AMENDED AND RESTATED SECURITIES LENDING AGENCY AGREEMENT (February 23rd, 2021)

AGREEMENT, dated as of January 1, 2021, between iShares, Inc., a Maryland corporation, iShares U.S. ETF Company, Inc., a Maryland corporation, iShares U.S. ETF Trust, a Delaware statutory trust, and iShares Trust, a Delaware statutory trust (each singly and together, the “Company”), each acting on behalf of the funds listed on Schedule A hereto and any future series or portfolio of the Company (each, a “Fund” and collectively, the “Funds”), and BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A., a national banking association (“BTC”) and its successors.

Fidelity Merrimack Street TrustGENERAL DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT between MERRIMACK STREET TRUST and (February 23rd, 2021)

AGREEMENT made this 19th day of November, 2020, between Merrimack Street Trust, a Massachusetts business trust having its principal place of business in Boston, Massachusetts and which may issue one or more series of beneficial interest (“Issuer”), with respect to shares of Fidelity Investment Grade Securitized ETF, a series of the Issuer, and Fidelity Distributors Company LLC, a Delaware limited liability company having its principal place of business in Smithfield, Rhode Island (“Distributors”).

iShares U.S. ETF TrustEXHIBIT A iShares U.S. ETF Trust (February 23rd, 2021)
Fidelity Merrimack Street TrustMANAGEMENT CONTRACT between MERRIMACK STREET TRUST: FIDELITY INVESTMENT GRADE SECURITIZED ETF and FIDELITY MANAGEMENT & RESEARCH COMPANY LLC (February 23rd, 2021)

AGREEMENT made this 19th day of November, 2020, by and between Merrimack Street Trust, a Massachusetts business trust which may issue one or more series of shares of beneficial interest (hereinafter called the “Trust”), on behalf of Fidelity Investment Grade Securitized ETF (hereinafter called the “Fund”), and Fidelity Management & Research Company LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (hereinafter called the “Adviser”) as set forth in its entirety below.

Lord Abbett Securities TrustExpense Limitation Agreement (February 23rd, 2021)

This Expense Limitation Agreement (the “Agreement”) is made and entered into this 3rd day of February, 2021 between Lord, Abbett & Co. LLC (“Lord Abbett”), Lord Abbett Distributor LLC (“Lord Abbett Distributor”), and Lord Abbett Securities Trust (the “Trust”) with respect to Lord Abbett Durable Growth Fund (“Durable Growth Fund”), Lord Abbett Focused Growth Fund (“Focused Growth Fund”), Lord Abbett Focused Large Cap Value Fund (“Focused Large Cap Value Fund”), Lord Abbett Focused Small Cap Value Fund (“Focused Small Cap Value Fund”), Lord Abbett Growth Leaders Fund (“Growth Leaders Fund”), Lord Abbett Health Care Fund (“Health Care Fund”), Lord Abbett International Equity Fund (“International Equity Fund”), and Lord Abbett International Value Fund (“International Value Fund”) (each, a “Fund”).

Fidelity Merrimack Street TrustMANAGEMENT CONTRACT between MERRIMACK STREET TRUST: FIDELITY INVESTMENT GRADE BOND ETF and FIDELITY MANAGEMENT & RESEARCH COMPANY LLC (February 23rd, 2021)

AGREEMENT made this 19th day of November, 2020, by and between Merrimack Street Trust, a Massachusetts business trust which may issue one or more series of shares of beneficial interest (hereinafter called the “Trust”), on behalf of Fidelity Investment Grade Bond ETF (hereinafter called the “Fund”), and Fidelity Management & Research Company LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (hereinafter called the “Adviser”) as set forth in its entirety below.

Fidelity Merrimack Street TrustGENERAL DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT between MERRIMACK STREET TRUST and (February 23rd, 2021)

AGREEMENT made this 19th day of November, 2020, between Merrimack Street Trust, a Massachusetts business trust having its principal place of business in Boston, Massachusetts and which may issue one or more series of beneficial interest (“Issuer”), with respect to shares of Fidelity Investment Grade Bond ETF, a series of the Issuer, and Fidelity Distributors Company LLC, a Delaware limited liability company having its principal place of business in Smithfield, Rhode Island (“Distributors”).

iShares, Inc.FOURTH AMENDED AND RESTATED SECURITIES LENDING AGENCY AGREEMENT (February 23rd, 2021)

AGREEMENT, dated as of January 1, 2021, between iShares, Inc., a Maryland corporation, iShares U.S. ETF Company, Inc., a Maryland corporation, iShares U.S. ETF Trust, a Delaware statutory trust, and iShares Trust, a Delaware statutory trust (each singly and together, the “Company”), each acting on behalf of the funds listed on Schedule A hereto and any future series or portfolio of the Company (each, a “Fund” and collectively, the “Funds”), and BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A., a national banking association (“BTC”) and its successors.

iSHARES TRUSTFOURTH AMENDED AND RESTATED SECURITIES LENDING AGENCY AGREEMENT (February 23rd, 2021)

AGREEMENT, dated as of January 1, 2021, between iShares, Inc., a Maryland corporation, iShares U.S. ETF Company, Inc., a Maryland corporation, iShares U.S. ETF Trust, a Delaware statutory trust, and iShares Trust, a Delaware statutory trust (each singly and together, the “Company”), each acting on behalf of the funds listed on Schedule A hereto and any future series or portfolio of the Company (each, a “Fund” and collectively, the “Funds”), and BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A., a national banking association (“BTC”) and its successors.

Aim Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds)AIM INVESTMENT FUNDS (INVESCO INVESTMENT FUNDS) AMENDED AND RESTATED MASTER INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (February 22nd, 2021)

THIS AMENDED AND RESTATED MASTER INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (“Agreement”) is made this 1st day of July, 2020, by and between AIM Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds), a Delaware business trust (the “Trust”) with respect to its series of shares shown on Appendix A attached hereto, as the same may be amended from time to time, and Invesco Advisers, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Adviser”), and amends and restates the prior Agreement between the Trust with respect to its series of shares shown on Appendix A attached hereto, and the Adviser dated September 11, 2000, as amended to date.

Aim Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds)FIFTH AMENDED AND RESTATED TRANSFER AGENCY AND SERVICE AGREEMENT between AIM INVESTMENT FUNDS (INVESCO INVESTMENT FUNDS) and INVESCO INVESTMENT SERVICES, INC. (February 22nd, 2021)

This FIFTH AMENDED AND RESTATED TRANSFER AGENCY AND SERVCE AGREEMENT (“Agreement”) is made as of the 1st day of July, 2020, by and between AIM Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds), a Delaware statutory trust, having its principal office and place of business at 11 Greenway Plaza, Suite 1000, Houston, Texas 77046 (the “Fund”), and Invesco Investment Services, Inc., a Delaware corporation, having its principal office and place of business at 11 Greenway Plaza, Suite 1000, Houston, Texas 77046 (the “Transfer Agent”), and amends and restates the prior Agreement between the Fund and the Transfer Agent dated July 1, 2010, as amended to date.

Aim Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds)AMENDMENT NO. 28 TO MASTER INTERGROUP SUB-ADVISORY CONTRACT FOR MUTUAL FUNDS (February 22nd, 2021)

This Amendment dated as of February 28, 2020, amends the Master Intergroup Sub-Advisory Contract for Mutual Funds (the “Contract”), dated May 1, 2008, between Invesco Advisers, Inc. (the “Adviser”), on behalf of AIM Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds), and each of Invesco Canada Ltd., Invesco Asset Management Deutschland GmbH, Invesco Asset Management Limited, Invesco Asset Management (Japan) Ltd., Invesco Hong Kong Limited, and Invesco Senior Secured Management, Inc. (each a “Sub-Adviser” and, collectively, the “Sub-Advisers”).

Aim Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds)AMENDMENT NO. 4 TO THE AMENDED AND RESTATED MASTER DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT (February 22nd, 2021)

This Amendment, dated as of December 22, 2020, amends the Amended and Restated Master Distribution Agreement (the “Agreement”), dated July 1, 2020, by and between each Delaware statutory trust set forth on Schedule A to the Agreement (each, a “Trust”), on behalf of itself and its series portfolios, severally, and Invesco Distributors, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Distributor”).

Aim Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds)AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO THE AMENDED AND RESTATED MASTER INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (February 22nd, 2021)

This Amendment dated as of September 30, 2020, amends the Amended and Restated Master Investment Advisory Agreement (the “Agreement”), dated July 1, 2020, between AIM Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds), a Delaware statutory trust, and Invesco Advisers, Inc., a Delaware corporation.

Aim Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds)AMENDMENT NO. 10 TO FOURTH AMENDED AND RESTATED AGREEMENT AND DECLARATION OF TRUST OF AIM INVESTMENT FUNDS (INVESCO INVESTMENT FUNDS) (February 22nd, 2021)

This Amendment No. 10 (the “Amendment”) to the Fourth Amended and Restated Agreement and Declaration of Trust of AIM Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds) (the “Trust”) amends, effective, April 17, 2020, the Fourth Amended and Restated Agreement and Declaration of Trust of the Trust dated as of April 11, 2017, as amended (the “Agreement”).

Ubs FundsTHE UBS FUNDS, ON BEHALF OF ITS SERIES, UBS ENGAGE FOR IMPACT FUND INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT AMENDMENT NUMBER ONE (February 22nd, 2021)

THIS AMENDMENT is made as of the 3rd day of December 2020, by and between The UBS Funds, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”), and UBS Asset Management (Americas) Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Advisor”).

Aim Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds)AMENDMENT NO. 13 TO FOURTH AMENDED AND RESTATED AGREEMENT AND DECLARATION OF TRUST OF AIM INVESTMENT FUNDS (INVESCO INVESTMENT FUNDS) (February 22nd, 2021)

This Amendment No. 13 (the “Amendment”) to the Fourth Amended and Restated Agreement and Declaration of Trust of AIM Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds) (the “Trust”) amends the Fourth Amended and Restated Agreement and Declaration of Trust of the Trust dated as of April 11, 2017, as amended (the “Agreement”).

Aim Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds)AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO THE AMENDED AND RESTATED MASTER INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (February 22nd, 2021)

This Amendment dated as of December 22, 2020, amends the Amended and Restated Master Investment Advisory Agreement (the “Agreement”), dated July 1, 2020, between AIM Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds), a Delaware statutory trust, and Invesco Advisers, Inc., a Delaware corporation.

Aim Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds)AMENDMENT NO. 32 TO SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED MASTER ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES AGREEMENT (February 22nd, 2021)

This Amendment dated as of April 17, 2020, amends the Second Amended and Restated Master Administrative Services Agreement (the “Agreement”), dated July 1, 2006, by and between Invesco Advisers, Inc., a Delaware corporation, and AIM Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds), a Delaware statutory trust, as follows:

Aim Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds)AMENDMENT NO. 27 TO MASTER INTERGROUP SUB-ADVISORY CONTRACT FOR MUTUAL FUNDS (February 22nd, 2021)

This Amendment dated as of November 18, 2019, amends the Master Intergroup Sub-Advisory Contract for Mutual Funds (the “Contract”), dated May 1, 2008, between Invesco Advisers, Inc. (the “Adviser”), on behalf of AIM Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds), and each of Invesco Canada Ltd., Invesco Asset Management Deutschland GmbH, Invesco Asset Management Limited, Invesco Asset Management (Japan) Ltd., Invesco Hong Kong Limited, and Invesco Senior Secured Management, Inc. (each a “Sub-Adviser” and, collectively, the “Sub-Advisers”).

Aim Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds)AMENDMENT NO. 44 TO MASTER INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (February 22nd, 2021)

This Amendment dated as of April 17, 2020, amends the Master Investment Advisory Agreement (the “Agreement”), dated September 11, 2000, between AIM Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds), a Delaware statutory trust, and Invesco Advisers, Inc., a Delaware corporation.

Aim Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds)AMENDMENT NO. 11 TO FOURTH AMENDED AND RESTATED AGREEMENT AND DECLARATION OF TRUST OF AIM INVESTMENT FUNDS (INVESCO INVESTMENT FUNDS) (February 22nd, 2021)

This Amendment No. 11 (the “Amendment”) to the Fourth Amended and Restated Agreement and Declaration of Trust of AIM Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds) (the “Trust”) amends the Fourth Amended and Restated Agreement and Declaration of Trust of the Trust dated as of April 11, 2017, as amended (the “Agreement”).

Aim Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds)AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO THE AMENDED AND RESTATED MASTER INTERGROUP SUB-ADVISORY CONTRACT FOR MUTUAL FUNDS (February 22nd, 2021)

This Amendment dated as of September 30, 2020, amends the Amended and Restated Master Intergroup Sub-Advisory Contract for Mutual Funds (the “Contract”), dated July 1, 2020, between Invesco Advisers, Inc. (the “Adviser”) and each of Invesco Canada Ltd., Invesco Asset Management Deutschland GmbH, Invesco Asset Management Limited, Invesco Asset Management (Japan) Ltd., Invesco Hong Kong Limited, and Invesco Senior Secured Management, Inc. (each a “Sub-Adviser” and, collectively, the “Sub-Advisers”).

Aim Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds)AMENDMENT NO. 29 TO MASTER INTERGROUP SUB-ADVISORY CONTRACT FOR MUTUAL FUNDS (February 22nd, 2021)

This Amendment dated as of April 17, 2020, amends the Master Intergroup Sub-Advisory Contract for Mutual Funds (the “Contract”), dated May 1, 2008, between Invesco Advisers, Inc. (the “Adviser”), on behalf of AIM Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds), and each of Invesco Canada Ltd., Invesco Asset Management Deutschland GmbH, Invesco Asset Management Limited, Invesco Asset Management (Japan) Ltd., Invesco Hong Kong Limited, and Invesco Senior Secured Management, Inc. (each a “Sub-Adviser” and, collectively, the “Sub-Advisers”).

Aim Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds)MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT (Expense Limitations) (February 22nd, 2021)

This Memorandum of Agreement is entered into as of the Effective Date on the attached exhibits (the “Exhibits”), between AIM Counselor Series Trust (Invesco Counselor Series Trust), AIM Equity Funds (Invesco Equity Funds), AIM Funds Group (Invesco Funds Group), AIM Growth Series (Invesco Growth Series), AIM International Mutual Funds (Invesco International Mutual Funds), AIM Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds), AIM Investment Securities Funds (Invesco Investment Securities Funds), AIM Sector Funds (Invesco Sector Funds), AIM Tax-Exempt Funds (Invesco Tax-Exempt Funds), AIM Variable Insurance Funds (Invesco Variable Insurance Funds), Invesco Management Trust, Invesco Securities Trust and Short-Term Investments Trust (each a “Trust” or, collectively, the “Trusts”), on behalf of the funds listed on the Exhibits to this Memorandum of Agreement (the “Funds”), and Invesco Advisers, Inc.

Aim Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds)AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO THE AMENDED AND RESTATED MASTER INTERGROUP SUB-ADVISORY CONTRACT FOR MUTUAL FUNDS (February 22nd, 2021)

This Amendment dated as of August 5, 2020, amends the Amended and Restated Master Intergroup Sub-Advisory Contract for Mutual Funds (the “Contract”), dated July 1, 2020, between Invesco Advisers, Inc. (the “Adviser”), on behalf of AIM Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds), and each of Invesco Canada Ltd., Invesco Asset Management Deutschland GmbH, Invesco Asset Management Limited, Invesco Asset Management (Japan) Ltd., Invesco Hong Kong Limited, and Invesco Senior Secured Management, Inc. (each a “Sub-Adviser” and, collectively, the “Sub-Advisers”).

Aim Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds)AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO THE AMENDED AND RESTATED MASTER INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (February 22nd, 2021)

This Amendment dated as of August 5, 2020, amends the Amended and Restated Master Investment Advisory Agreement (the “Agreement”), dated July 1, 2020, between AIM Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds), a Delaware statutory trust, and Invesco Advisers, Inc., a Delaware corporation.

Aim Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds)AMENDMENT NO. 12 TO FOURTH AMENDED AND RESTATED AGREEMENT AND DECLARATION OF TRUST OF AIM INVESTMENT FUNDS (INVESCO INVESTMENT FUNDS) (February 22nd, 2021)

This Amendment No. 12 (the “Amendment”) to the Fourth Amended and Restated Agreement and Declaration of Trust of AIM Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds) (the “Trust”) amends the Fourth Amended and Restated Agreement and Declaration of Trust of the Trust dated as of April 11, 2017, as amended (the “Agreement”).

J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund TrustAMENDMENT (February 22nd, 2021)

This Amendment (“Amendment”) to the October 1, 2017 Amended and Restated Global Custody and Fund Accounting Agreement between JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (“Bank”) and J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust, severally and on behalf of each of the portfolios listed therein, as amended (the “Principal Agreement”), is entered into as of December 18, 2020 (the “Effective Date”).

Aim Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds)AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO THE AMENDED AND RESTATED MASTER INTERGROUP SUB-ADVISORY CONTRACT FOR MUTUAL FUNDS (February 22nd, 2021)

This Amendment dated as of December 22, 2020, amends the Amended and Restated Master Intergroup Sub-Advisory Contract for Mutual Funds (the “Contract”), dated July 1, 2020, between Invesco Advisers, Inc. (the “Adviser”) and each of Invesco Canada Ltd., Invesco Asset Management Deutschland GmbH, Invesco Asset Management Limited, Invesco Asset Management (Japan) Ltd., Invesco Hong Kong Limited, and Invesco Senior Secured Management, Inc. (each a “Sub-Adviser” and, collectively, the “Sub-Advisers”).

J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund TrustAMENDMENT (February 22nd, 2021)

This Amendment (“Amendment”) to the October 1, 2017 Amended and Restated Global Custody and Fund Accounting Agreement between JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (“Bank”) and J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust, severally and on behalf of each of the portfolios listed therein, as amended (the “Principal Agreement”), is entered into as of September 16, 2020 (the “Effective Date”).

Aim Investment Funds (Invesco Investment Funds)AMENDED AND RESTATED MASTER INTERGROUP SUB-ADVISORY CONTRACT FOR MUTUAL FUNDS (February 22nd, 2021)

This AMENDED AND RESTATED MASTER INTERGROUP SUB-ADVISORY CONTRACT (“Contract”) is made as of the 1st day of July, 2020, by and among Invesco Advisers, Inc. (the “Adviser”) and each of Invesco Canada Ltd., Invesco Asset Management Deutschland GmbH, Invesco Asset Management Limited, Invesco Asset Management (Japan) Ltd., Invesco Hong Kong Limited, and Invesco Senior Secured Management, Inc. (each a “Sub-Adviser” and, collectively, the “Sub-Advisers”), and amends and restates the prior Contract between the Adviser and the Sub-Advisers dated May 1, 2008, as amended to date.